Portugal votes against austerity

The government of Portugal has voted against an austerity bill, according to an article titled “Portugal debt vote likely to rattle markets” by The Globe & Mail.
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Jurisdictional legislation introduced in the United States

Congressman Eric Massa has introduced a bill, Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act of 2009, H. R. 2493, 111th Cong., 1st Sess. (2009), that attempts to force sovereign debtors to comply with judicial decision.

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